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E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, they* are probably having an SVU marathon. They were formerly an entertainment editor at The Huffington Post and have written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage. *E. Oliver Whitney uses gender-neutral pronouns they, them, theirs.
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All the ‘Game of Thrones’ Easter Eggs and References You Missed in ‘The Queen’s Justice’

The third episode of Game of Thrones’ penultimate season served up a piping hot plate of some queenly justice. In “The Queen’s Justice“ we finally saw – SPOILER alert – Jon and Daenerys meet in the flesh, two Stark children reunited, Cersei exercised zero compassion for mama Sand Snake, and Lady Olenna went out with a firework finale of a bang. It was quite a week for major GoT moments, but with everything going on, did you catch all the references?

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Hackers Reportedly Leak ‘Game of Thrones’ Script and Other HBO Episodes Online

If there was giant wall of ice surrounding HBO to protect the network’s most precious properties, well, that sucker has come crashing down. The company has become the target of a recent cyber attack after The Night King a group of hackers reportedly infiltrated the network’s systems. And some secretive Game of Thrones data has allegedly leaked online.

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HBO

7 ‘Game of Thrones’ Easter Eggs and Book References You Missed in ‘Dragonstone’

Sunday night’s Game of Thrones season opener was jam-packed with details and storylines, hopping between every major character in one of the most ambitious season premieres in years. The episode – spoilers alert – jumped from Arya-as-Walder-Frey to the a sibling (er, cousin) squabble in Winterfell, took us to more sibling tensions in King’s Landing, caught up with Bran and Meera finally making it to the Wall, then ended on a triumphant homecoming for the Mother of Dragons. You may need to watch Season 7’s “Dragonstone” more than once to catch everything, but just in case you don’t have time for that, we rounded up the best Easter eggs and book references for you, plus a few theories here and there.

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Prepare for a ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel Announcement and Release Date at Comic-Con

We know a Wonder Woman sequel is happening – how could Warner Bros. not give us another Diana Prince outing after Patty Jenkins‘ film smashed its way to the top of the box office? The film, which has bypasses the final Harry Potter film to become the studio’s third-biggest release of all time, has yet to get an official sequel announcement, but there are rumors that such news is on the way.

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Disney

Tim Burton’s Live-Action ‘Dumbo’ Confirms Lead Cast, Plus Release Date Announcement

Tim Burton has officially begun production on his live-action version of Dumbo, the most depressing Disney movie of all time. (Okay, maybe that’s up for debate, but this movie wrecked me as a child.) We’ve heard rumors about the cast for a while now, from Colin Farrell to Danny DeVito and Michael Keaton, and they’re all true! The casting news, along with some plot details and an official release date was announced today during Disney’s live-action panel at the D23 Expo.

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Disney

The First Trailer for Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Is Here and There’s So Much Oprah

We’ve been on the edge of our seats waiting for another look at Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time since those photos of Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling in costume dropped earlier this week. You can’t just give us rhinestone-eyebrowed, glittery lip-glossed Oprah and expect us to not ask for more. Luckily the film’s first official trailer arrived today during Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim.

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HBO/FX

2017 Emmys Nominations: 5 Major Snubs and 5 Amazing Surprises

The nominations are in for the 2017 Emmy Awards and there’s just as much to celebrate as there is to be disappointed about. The 2016-2017 TV season was a huge year for the small screen, reaching the peak-iest of peak TV. It was full of more new series than you could keep track of, diverse casts, and many groundbreaking episodes in both the comedy and drama departments. A brief scan of the major categories may leave you feeling a little bummed over the nominations, with many of the usual suspecting making the cut yet again – can the Emmys even exist without Modern Family or Julia Louis-Dreyfus nods at this point? And critical and fan favorites like The Leftovers, Girls, and Legion were nowhere to be seen in the top categories.

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Johnny Depp Apologizes for Trump Assassination Joke, Capping Off a Very Bad Week

It hasn’t been a great week for Johnny Depp. By now you’ve probably heard about his Trump assassination joke that’s garnered mounds of controversy. And while that story, and the actor’s apology, have gotten the most attention in the media, that’s not the only development in Depp news.

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The ‘Love Actually’ Sequel Is Full of Reunions and Surprise Happy Endings

It’s been 14 years since a group of British actors starred in one the most widely debated Christmas movies of all time. Love Actually starred Andrew Lincoln before he was slaying zombies, Chiwetel Ejiofor before he was leading Best Picture-winning dramas, and that cute kid (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) kids before he was helping Bran Stark on Game of Thrones. This being the reboot/reunion era where no good (or hated) thing can be left alone, Love Actually is back with a mini sequel of sorts.

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Warner Bros.

Florida Police Arrested a Green-Haired, Tattooed Man Resembling the Joker

Who needs Batman when you’ve got the police? Actually, considering current events and the history of police brutality, Batman would be much preferred to (and more fun than) cops. But alas, the Dark Knight must have been on vacation this week because it was the officers in uniform who apprehended the Joker’s real-life doppelganger.

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